Etymology
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salami (n.)

type of salted, flavored Italian sausage, 1852, from Italian salami, plural of salame "spiced pork sausage," from Vulgar Latin *salamen, from *salare "to salt," from Latin sal (genitive salis) "salt" (from PIE root *sal- "salt").

updated on November 19, 2021

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Definitions of salami from WordNet

salami (n.)
highly seasoned fatty sausage of pork and beef usually dried;
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